Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Republican Party

After Trump: Can the GOP sell itself as the party of...

"The future of the [Republican] party is based on a multiethnic, multiracial working class coalition." and that, “...the free market exists to serve our people. Our people don’t exist to serve the free market.”

Where did the GOP go?

The Republican platform — and the Republican Party itself — has been reduced to one word: Trump.

The two parties have failed us, but the people can succeed

We have the ability to make this country ungovernable and if we use that power, we can make demands that cannot be ignored.

RNC opens with baseless Trump claims of rigged election & warnings...

The Republican Party has decided not to adopt a new platform this year, a move that ensures there will be no public debate at the convention about the direction of the party under Trump.

To quit or not to acquit, that was the question

It is, of course, the day the Republican majority in the U.S Senate decided to quit the Constitution rather than not to acquit a tyrannical president.

Republicans screw themselves: Damned if they do, damned if they don’t!

With modest audacity, I project February 2020 could in a few years represent the peak of national Republican power.

Who is worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell?

The two of them have degraded and corrupted American democracy. We need them both out.

Trump debased his own primary, slurred party foes & stole the...

That my thought experiment won’t happen, indeed fail badly, reinforces a party going full speed towards a cliff without looking up from its insular "party favors."

The American people will impeach the Republican Party and its members

Based on their record, what they say and what most of them refuse to do, the vow they made has become meaningless.

Noam Chomsky on midterms: Republican Party is the ‘most dangerous organization...

“Very straightforward: lavish gifts on the rich, powerful corporate sector and try to undermine and destroy anything that might be of benefit to the general population.”

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Major US bank promises not to fund Arctic drilling

“Nearly 30 major banks around the world (now including all 6 major U.S. banks!) have concluded that funding new Arctic drilling is far too risky and bad for business.”

Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

Some liberals and arms-control experts are cheering for war profiteers to be in Biden’s...

Many progressive activists and organizations have mobilized since the election to offer well-documented opposition to highly dubious potential members of the Biden Cabinet.

Election, legal disasters, surging Covid cases, economy stumbling: Just “too much winning”

Major irony: the perceived, 2016 “change” candidate was and is utterly incapable of change.

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.